Textual thesaurus for "selection"

(noun) option, pick, choice

the act of choosing or selecting

your choice of colors was unfortunate; you can take your pick

(noun) choice, pick

the person or thing chosen or selected

he was my pick for mayor

(noun) excerpt, excerption, extract

a passage selected from a larger work

he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

(noun) survival, survival of the fittest, natural selection

a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment